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Oil Spills 101 with Randy Austin

  • Kingsland Wildfloers at Broadway Stages 520 Kingsland Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11222 United States (map)

Taught by Randy Austin, Chief, Spill Response Program New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 2, Division of Environmental Remediation. This course covers: The basics of petroleum and how it impacts waterways; How to detect and interpret sheens, discolorations, fish kills, and other surface water quality events; What agencies respond to such events and what they can do; How to report spill events and get results; Techniques used in cleaning up oil spills; Examples of spill events and how they are dealt with in NYC. 

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Later Event: May 17
Field Day Friday - May